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[Paper:] Luigi Tufano (Turin), I segni della fidelitas del nobile: Scudo regio e committenza nobiliare tra devozione e propaganda – Il caso dei Carafa nella Napoli del Quattrocento

In this paper the use of Aragonese coat of arms in the noble commission of Diomede Carafa (1406-1487), count of Maddaloni and right-hand man of Ferrante, will be analyzed, not as the expression of conceptual proximity to the Crown but as the vehicle of a large-scale effort political speech. In Naples the custom of adorning the noble palace with the King’s coat of arms is not something new: indeed...